• Let's Go to Prison (2006)

Let's Go to Prison

Release Date: November 17th, 2006

DVD Release Date: March 6th, 2007

R |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Career criminal John Lyshitski (Dax Shepard) wants revenge on the now-dead judge who put him away. He gets a prime opportunity when the judge's son (Will Arnett), though innocent of a crime, is convicted and sent to jail. John immediately has himself thrown back in the clink to become Nelson's cellmate and make sure he gets the full prison experience.

Cast: Dax Shepard, Will Arnett, Chi McBride, Dylan Baker, David Koechner, Michael Shannon, Miguel Nino, Jay Whittaker

Director: Bob Odenkirk

Genres: Comedy

Production Co: Strike Entertainment

Distributors: Universal Pictures

Keywords: Judge, Rivalry, Tense, Quest, Prison, Son, 2000s, Revenge

Ratings & Reviews

  • 50
    Elizabeth WeitzmanNew York Daily News

    Odenkirk is an expert at the unexpected laugh. (This must be the first prison movie in which a cafeteria put-down involves the painter Lucian Freud.) show more

  • 38
    Maitland McDonaghTV Guide Magazine

    The sad thing is that Arnett, Shepard and McBride quickly establish a loose, easy camaraderie that's a real pleasure to watch. The shame is that they're working with such unrewarding material. show more

  • 30
    Frank ScheckThe Hollywood Reporter

    Let's Go to Prison ultimately feels as long as a stint in the big house. show more

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